Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age when the sense of curiosity has withered.
People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person’s habitual misery.
Success is more dangerous than failure the ripples break over a wider coastline.
If you have abandoned one faith do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?
Writing is a form of therapy sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write compose or paint can manage to escape the madness melancholia the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.
Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
No human being can really understand another and no one can arrange another’s happiness.
Human nature is not black and white but black and grey.
In Switzerland they had brotherly love five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!